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abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
caud/o
tail
cephal/o
head
chondr/o
cartilage
crani/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
away from
dors/o
back of body
epitheli/o
epithelium
hist/o
tissue
infer/o
below
later/o
side
medi/o
middle
muscul/o
muscle
neur/o
nerve
organ/o
organ
oste/o
bone
pelv/o
pelvis
poster/o
back
proxim/o
near to
somat/o
body
spin/o
spine
super/o
above
system/o
system
thorac/o
chest
ventr/o
belly
viscer/o
internal organ
epi-
above
ex.) epigastric - above the stomach
inter-
between
ex.) intervertebral - between the vertebrae
intra-
within
ex.) intramuscular - within the muscle
peri-
around or about
ex.) pericardium - around the heart
post-
behind or after
ex.) postnasal - behind the nose
retro-
behind or backward
ex.) retrosternal - behind the sternum
sub-
under or below
ex.) substernal - below the sternum
supra-
above
ex.) suprasternal - above the sternum
trans-
through or across
ex.) transurethral - across the urethra